Jam and Coconut Cakes

Updated: May 4, 2020

Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour.


1kg Self Raising Flour

500g Butter

1 cup Sugar

2 cups Milk

2½ tsp Baking Powder

400 grams Strawberry Jam

150 grams Desiccated Coconut


  1. In a mixer, add the butter and sugar, mix it until soft for about 5 to 8 minutes..

  2. Slowly add the milk and baking powder until it becomes fluffy.

  3. Add the mixture into a large bowl and sift in the flour and knead well until the dough has combined all together and leave it for ten minutes.

  4. Heat the oven at 180 degrees or gas mark 5.

  5. In a baking tray, make small balls from the dough about an inch in size. Bake until brown for about 10 to 15 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and spread the jam on top and dip them into the desiccated coconut. (Do not let the cakes cool down before putting the jam on top).

  • Cool them down and store in an airtight container. Consume within a month.

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